The Oshawa Museum offers tours year round!

Due to COVID-19, our tour procedures have changed - please review this information carefully. If you have questions, please call 905-436-7624 x 106 or send an email to the programming department (External link opens in new tab or

COVID-19 Protocols

  • Masks

Masks, worn over your nose and mouth, are required before you can enter any museum building.

  • Self Screening
Visitors are asked to 'self-screen' for COVID-19 symptoms before arriving for your tour, and if you have any symptoms, please contact the OM to arrange to have your tour rescheduled. 


  • Tour Options: Guided or Audio

To help with physical distancing, there are two tour options available for Henry House: Guided and Audio


The Audio Tour

We are launching our new audio tours available wherever you get your podcasts - simply download and press play, There are three experiences to choose from:

Our standard tour, with a tour through the Henry House Gardens,

An abbreviated version of the above mentioned tour

A tour designed especially for families and kids!


  • Signage

Signs are posted encouraging social distancing and self-screening upon entrance.  Plexiglass shield at the main desk at Guy House. If you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19, such as coughing, fever, or shortness of breath, please remain at home.


  • Regular disinfecting of frequently touched surfaces

Where items (e.g. museum artefacts) are not able to be disinfected, signage is present to indicate this. Where possible, hands-on artefacts and displays are removed.


  • Contact tracing

If you have booked through Eventbrite, contact tracing is done with your order. If you call to book a tour, we will ask for your name and phone number/e-mail upon entry.


All contact tracing information will be kept private and will only be used where necessary for contact tracing.


  • Hand sanitizer stations

You will asked to use hand sanitizer upon entry.